Hiking in the Footsteps of Medieval Pilgrims

Through rolling landscapes steeped in natural and cultural history, we set out  on a 13 kilometre guided hike along parts of the Pilgrimsleden trail, between Varnhem and Falköping, approx 1,5 hours northeast of Gothenburg. Here, in the historical heartland of modern Sweden, we will pass by the ruins of one of Sweden’s oldest churches as well as one of Europe’s most important lakes for breeding and migratory birds.

Highlights of the day:

  • Learn the history of the Viking age farmed estate, Kata Gård
  • Breathtaking views from the Billingen plateau
  • Experience Lake Hornborga – one of Europe’s most important lakes for migratory and breeding birds

Hiking: 13 km on rolling terrain with some hills
Departure time from Hotel Post: approx. time 7.00 am.
Arrival time at Hotel Post: approx. time 5.30 pm.
Transfer time: ~1.5 hours each way (3 hours total)
Minimum Spots: 10